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ShavaTV piracy pair found in contempt of Ontario court

Media | 03/23/2021 5:57 pm EDT

Two people who had been allegedly selling subscriptions to pirated content under the name ShavaTV have been found in contempt of a court order telling them to knock it off. Imran Butt and Naeem Butt were ordered to stop pirating channels for their own TV service by an...

CRTC removes most restrictions on Al Jazeera Arabic

Media | 04/15/2015 3:28 pm EDT

Al Jazeera Media Network has won its fight to delete most of the conditions on Canadian distribution of is Al Jazeera Arabic channel, the CRTC said Wednesday, making it easier for Canadian service providers to distribute the Arabic all-news channel. In a 2004 decision, the CRTC approved the channel for distribution while imposing unique conditions of licence that meant service providers that wished to carry AJA were mandated to monitor the channel’s content and pre-empt any hate speech. In its 2014 request to overturn that condition, as well as one mandating that broadcast...